LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Actor Terrence Howard (L) accepts the Best Actor award from actress Laverne Cox onstage during the 2015 BET Awards at the Microsoft Theater on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/BET/Getty Images for BET)Here is the list of winners from the 15th annual “BET Awards," which was hosted by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, and aired live from the Microsoft Theatre at L.A. LIVE, last night, Sunday, June 28, 2015.

Of note, specific to this blog’s core focus, Best Actress went to Taraji P. Henson (for “No Good Deed," "Think Like a Man Too," and "From the Rough”); Best Actor went to her "Empire" co-star Terrence Howard (for “St. Vincent," "Lullaby" and "Sabotage”). And Best Movie went to "Selma."

The “BET Awards” 2015 will premiere around the world on BET’s international network on Tuesday, June 30 at 9pm BST / 10pm CAT and will air live on MTV Australia for the very first time (check local listings).

In the USA, encore viewings of the show will air on BET on: Monday, June 29 at 8 pm EST and Tuesday, June 30 at 4:30 pm EST.

The full list of winners follows below:

Best Female R&B/Pop Artist

Best Male R&B/Pop Artist
Chris Brown

Best Group
Rae Sremmurd

Best Collaboration
Common & John Legend, “Glory” from the Motion Picture Selma

Best Male Hip Hop Artist
Kendrick Lamar

Best Female Hip Hop Artist
Nicki Minaj

Video of the Year
Beyoncé, “7/11”

Video Director of the Year
Beyoncé, Ed Burke & Todd Tourso

Best New Artist
Sam Smith

Best Gospel Artist

Best Actress
Taraji P. Henson, “No Good Deed/Think Like a Man Too/From the Rough”

Best Actor
Terrence Howard, “St. Vincent/Lullaby/Sabotage”

YoungStars Award
Mo’ne Davis

Best Movie

Subway Sportswoman of the Year
Serena Williams

Subway Sportsman of the Year
Stephen Curry

Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award
Nicki Minaj ft. Drake, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown “Only”

McDonald’s I’m Lovin’ It Award
Nicki Minaj

Fandemonium Award
Chris Brown

Centric Award
The Weeknd

Best International Act: Africa
Stonebwoy (Ghana)

Best International Act: UK